Dhenkanal District Population, Odisha - Census India 2011

Dhenkanal is one of district of Odisha in India. There are 13 Taluks, 1,208 villages and 5 towns in Dhenkanal district.

As per the Census India 2011, Dhenkanal district has 2,79,364 households, population of 11,92,811 of which 6,12,593 are males and 5,80,218 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,39,096 which is 11.66% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Dhenkanal district is around 947 compared to 979 which is average of Odisha state. The literacy rate of Dhenkanal district is 69.58% out of which 75.76% males are literate and 63.05% females are literate. The total area of Dhenkanal is 4,452 sq.km with population density of 268 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 90.15% of population lives in Urban area and 9.85% lives in Rural area. There are 19.62% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 13.59% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Dhenkanal district.

Dhenkanal Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total11,92,811100%
Hindu11,85,54299.39%
Muslim4,8050.4%
Religion not stated1,0690.09%
Christian7270.06%
Buddhist3660.03%
Other religions and persuasions1390.01%
Sikh1240.01%
Jain390%

Dhenkanal Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)68.184,383.82
Number of households25,9182,53,446
Total Population1,17,50610,75,305
Population (%)52.14%48.73%
Male Population61,2675,51,326
Female Population56,2395,23,979
Sex Ratio918950
Literacy (%)80.33%68.4%

List of Taluks in Dhenkanal

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Dhenkanal district, Odisha
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Dhenkanal Sadar 2,82,828701.87403936
Parajang 1,64,482859.78191961
Kamakshyanagar 1,17,096427.34274948
Gandia 1,04,442482.56216962
Bhuban 1,01,051221457944
Rasol 73,850357.89206964
Motunga 62,014123.61502920
Kankadahad 61,222492.29124980
Tumusingha 53,802168.59319943
Nihalprasad 53,452169.09316960
Balimi 47,592122.63388952
Hindol 44,159244.60181962
Bhusan Steel Limited26,82180.75332837

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Dhenkanal Population Facts

Number of Households2,79,364
Population11,92,811
Male Population6,12,593 (51.36%)
Female Population5,80,218 (48.64%)
Children Population1,39,096
Area4,452 km2
Population density/km2268
Sex-ratio947
Literacy69.58%
Male Literacy75.76%
Female Literacy63.05%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %13.59%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %19.62%

Map of Dhenkanal, Odisha